All posts tagged "climate"
Hurricane Maria study warns: Future climate-driven storms may raze many tropical forests
Storm did damage with no recorded precedent, a tree census shows
- Posted March 25, 2019
Colleges draw fewer foreign students but avoid crisis so far
45 percent of schools saw declines in international enrollment.
- Posted November 13, 2017
TS Don lashes southeast Caribbean with heavy wind, rain
Warning in effect for Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, watch for Barbados and Bonaire
- Posted July 18, 2017
1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean
Alabama under state of emergency
- Posted June 20, 2017
EU regrets Trump’s reversal of climate policy
BRUSSELS – The European Union has expressed regret about President Donald Trump’s decision to undo U.S. policies for fighting global warming and is wondering how he will live up to Washington’s international climate commitments. EU Energy Commissioner...
- Posted March 29, 2017
Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built
BEIJING – Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday. A joint report by...
- Posted March 22, 2017
4 major world cities pledge to eliminate diesel vehicles
MEXICO CITY — Host Mexico City has joined with Paris, Madrid and Athens in committing to eliminate diesel vehicles from their cities by 2025. The C40 Mayors Summit announced the agreement Thursday. A statement said the commitment...
- Posted December 2, 2016
Trump Win Raises Questions about UN Climate Deal
MARRAKECH, Morocco – The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a “hoax” alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists Wednesday and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate...
- Posted November 9, 2016
Paris Climate Pact Set to Enter Force After EU Greenlight
BRUSSELS — The landmark Paris climate change pact is poised to enter into force around the world after European Union lawmakers endorsed the agreement. In the presence of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, the lawmakers voted Tuesday by...
- Posted October 4, 2016
3 Tropical Storm Names Being Retired after Deadly Season
Erika, Joaquin and Patricia retired
- Posted April 26, 2016